Annexion

under a Annexion (also Annektierung) one understands not-concerted, thus one-sided integration the one, by strange sovereignty standing territory. A Annektierung takes place mostly under military force - application or at least under menace of such.

Classical international law permitted the winner in a military argument,To annektieren areas of the opponent totally or partly.

Examples are the annexations

further examples of Annektierungen is the Chilean assumption of parts of the Atacama, which belonged to Bolivia before, or which assumption formerly Portuguese areas by India 1961 (Goa).

Article 2 of the Charter of the United Nations forbids against it “each [...] menace or use of force”, directed against the territorial soundness [...] a state. From this the international-law prohibition of the Annexion follows.

 

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